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After you get a certain age you become the creepy old guy at concerts. It sort of sucks being stared down like you were a pedophile.
He enjoyed stealing trinkets. I once stole a pack of gum for the excitement. I was excited, but that I gained something else by stealing did not excuse the theft.
Libraries have a history of public information sharing, sort of like the original open source, without getting into the specifics of publishing almost anyone can put information in, almost anyonce can take it out. This tradition and history has made them part of the cultural landscape. Also libraries share information much like the radio shares entertainment. Its patrons do not keep the material checked out, the artist is paid when the library buys the material. In the example of illegal downloading the patron keeps the information/media. If a library patron retains the media loaned it is theft.
When the library buys the books the author is paid royalties. and I wouldn't know if it would be legal. Maybe if you didn't keep the music, many music services do this already, free download for only a certain number of plays then it erases itself off your system.
Wrong probably. Stupid certainly. I had to spend 3 hours the other week getting rid of a virus from a family member's computer. Yes, from an illegal file sharing site. Like sex, sometimes you can share more than you bargained for!